Social Transformation: Isinga Novel: Roman Papua, by Dorothea Rosa Herliany

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Sofiatin, Dadang Sunendar, Sumiyadi, Andoyo Sastromiharjo


The title of the research, Social Transformation: Isinga Novel: Roman Papua, by Dorothea Rosa Herliany, aims to reveal a number of textual data that reflect the injustice of the system on women and men in Papua. In addition, this research also reveals the patriarchal image of women in Papua. This research uses descriptive qualitative method. The data analysis technique of this research uses the Milles and Huberman method with a flow model. This research is examined with a critique of feminism and a structural approach that is based on Selden's theory (1991 and 2005). The issue of feminism in this novel is studied by analyzing gender transformation towards social transformation which comes from the opinion of Fakih (2013). Based on the results of the study in the novel Isinga: Roman Papua, it was found text data that reflected forms of system injustice for women and men in Papua. The injustice is described by the author in the form of pressure, terror, threats, punishment, deprivation, and violence. The results of this study can be used by lecturers and students in prose-fiction study courses, and can be used as reference material by other researchers.


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